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GET_INvolved - Who can participate

Young scientists at a SIS100 dipole magnet to be used for the FAIR ring accelerator (Photo: Jan Michael Hosan for GSI/FAIR)

I. International students and young researchers:

As an umbrella programme, GET_INvolved integrates all programmes at GSI and FAIR dedicated to international students and young researchers.

1.    Bachelor and Master Students:
Students who are in their advanced bachelor's or master's education (including science, technology, within last year of bachelor or during their master) from Universities and technical institutes can avail the Traineeship Programme and Internship Programme

  • Internship Programme: Students performing obligatory project work which is part of their university/institutes curriculum will be eligible for this program.
  • Traineeship Programme: Students who wish to get trained on a specific topic and are willing to perform project work which is not part of their university/institutes curriculum will be eligible for this programme.
  • Duration: Between 3 and 6 months, depending on project and funding (see Programmes, Individual Participation, and Funding)

2.    Ph.D. Students and Postdocs:

  • Doctoral Experience Programme (Sandwich Ph.D.):
    Early stage researchers who are currently enrolled in a University for their doctoral research work and have not finished are eligible to submit interests to perform an doctoral research experience out of their own University.
  • Postdoctoral Experience Programme:
    Experienced researchers who have completed a doctoral degree (equivalent to a Ph.D. degree) and/or currently performing postdoctoral research activities at a University or an advanced technical institute are eligible to submit research interests to perform a postdoctoral research experience out of their own university.
  • Duration: Between 6 months and 2 years, depending on project and funding (see Programmes, Individual Participation, and Funding)

Applicants who are interested to apply for third party funding at their own institute can also request for appropriate projects within the field of research available at GSI.

Learn here how to apply for the GET_INvolved programme.

II. Technical Institutes/ Universities/Companies

Representatives of institutions willing to collaborate to pursue a joint agreement for a dedicated student internship or trainee programme are requested to send their expression of interests (EoIs) with their institute's profile to the programme coordinator.

The section Existing Programmes and Current Calls lists dedicated institutional programmes under the GET_INvolved Programme umbrella which are based on either a bilateral/multilateral agreement between FAIR/GSI and the Institute/University or a special agreement for fellowships from a partner country.

III. Students registered at German Universities

Students registered at German Universities cannot participate into the GET_INvolved Programme. For employment opportunities please refer to GSI job offers or for PhD in German University in and around Darmstadt please refer to Helmholtz Graduate School for Hadron and Ion Research.


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Dr. Pradeep Ghosh
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Phone: +49 6159 / 71-3257


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